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Montana court hearing focuses on megaloads

A three-day court hearing kicked off in Missoula yesterday on a possible injunction to block construction of numerous new turnouts and other roadwork to allow Imperial Oil/ExxonMobil megaloads to pass through Montana. Among those testifying was Steve Seninger, a University of Montana economist who said western Montana, which depends heavily on tourism, stands to lose economically from the transport. You can read a full report here from reporter Kim Briggeman in today's Missoulian.

Betsy Z. Russell
Betsy Z. Russell joined The Spokesman-Review in 1991. She currently is a reporter in the Boise Bureau covering Idaho state government and politics, and other news from Idaho's state capital.

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